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ABC
Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
. >> that's right. >>> we begin this morning with yemen. the united states embassy there is closed this morning. the u.s. embassy. u.s. officials say they shut it down in response to ongoing threats from al qaeda. rachel martin has more. >> reporter: that's right. the state department taking no chances, telling employees to stay home. petraeuss' surprise visit was short and to the point. he told the yemeni president he could count on the united states to support their efforts. the u.s. will double its aid to yemen's anti-terror efforts. petraeus met with u.s. special forces soldiers. training yemeni troops in counterterrorism. >> we've permitted the development of al qaeda there that is vibrant, widespread, and lethal. >> reporter: places christmas day bomber farouk abdulmutallab might have visited. president obama said this weekend that fighting terrorism in yemen requires partnership. >> i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government. working with them to strike al qaeda terrorists. >> reporter: two weeks ago, two attacks were launched on suspected al
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 7:00am EST
spoke with the haitian ambassador to the united states this morning. he thinks there's about 100,000 casualties. other estimates as high as 500,000. what's your best estimate right now? >> george, i don't want to hazard a guess. we know from the analysis we're doing with the teams that are on the ground there, that it's devastated. there are about 3 million people affected. thousands and thousands, don't want to put a number, but tens of thousands, we fear are dead. many thousands more injured. you know, when you look at the television pictures that you and others are broadcasting, you see all of this. but when you're on the ground, you see the roads that are totally impassable. an airport that was knocked out of commission. no air traffic control. trying to piece together the step-by-step, patient work that is necessary to minimize the loss of both life. and try to get people back into some semblance of normalcy, is just very hard. >> this is a country that's just going to have to be rebuilt from the ground-up, isn't it? >> well, thankfully, the people of haiti are a resilient peopl
ABC
Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
, that this is going to be a massive effort. that the united states was going to commit $100 million right away. even as he was doing that, he said he knew it would cost a lot more. what exactly will you be doing? >> i expect we'll do something that we did after the tsunami. our larger goal is to raise as much money as possible and to put it in the most productive channels possible. the first president bush and i had a fund. but we intentionally didn't try to raise enormous amounts of money. we asked our friends and supporters and ordinary citizens to give enough money so that could fund projects that really worked. and show everybody else what good models were. the other things we did were to literally help everybody else. we tried to keep the american people involved in a long-term way, with the long-term reconstruction. and, the united states was great about that. they gave $1 bilon in private aid to tsunami relief. the average contribution was $56. i think that's what we'll be looking for. we want to groups of schoolchildren to participate long-term. we want everybody to get invo
ABC
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
suicide bombers out there who have been given missions to attack the united states. and they have not been found. >> reporter: authorities tell abc news, the accused northwest airlines bomber gave the fbi specific names and distributions of nonarabs who trained with him in yemen. >> there's also been women who have been trained. so, al qaeda is looking to put together an attack using people who would not fit a profile that we'd be looking for. >> reporter: u.s. officials say in 1 48-hour period last weekend, 6, different people on the no-fly list were stopped from boarding u.s. flights. the four others were stopped attempting to board flights in nairobi, kenya, st. maarten, ft. lauderdale, and minneapolis. u.s. officials say it is most likely that the six no-fly list stops are actually the result of a new expanded no-fly list and extra scrutiny. but some law enforcement officials say it has the appearance of a well-organized probe to find weak spots in the system. >> can't help but notice that yemen is the headline here. the new breeding ground. what's going on there? >> reporter: tha
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
fact, secretary of state hillary clinton reiterated yesterday. >> the united states is offering our full assistance to haiti and to the region. and our prayers are with the people who suffered, their families and their loved ones. >> reporter: the quake seems to have damaged almost every part of the infrastructure of port-au-prince, the capital of haiti. and it's a city that didn't have much infrastructure to begin with. it's a very poor city. 2 million people live there. many in impoverished conditions. and many in housing that wouldn't have withstand this earthquake. and the air traffic control tower fell down last night. this is as close as we could get, santa domingo. >> a country isolated right now. >>> awanted to show you the presidential palance again, destroyed in the earthquake. here's what it looked like before the quake struck. here's what it looks like now. it was built in 1918. we know the president d first lady were inside the residence when the earthquake hit. they're okay right now. you heard in kate's piece, a person, joel trimble. he was in the capital when the qua
ABC
Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
pittsburgh. >> i did. this is the first group of legitimate orphans that made to it the united states. i went to pittsburgh to see the children that already had families. it comes after days of trauma and uncertainty. these tiny faces with their wide eyes have seen more in the past 12 days than many of us will see in a lifetime. 14 moerld gavin, and jacob are united with their parents. their american adoptive parents. when the ethquake hit, they feared the worst. >> oh, i remember crying on the phone immediately. >> how can we get our children out? >> when will we see them again? >> reporter: they all managed to get out safely. they lived in the orphanage's drive way for a week until the next journey began. >> they have stooifd many children. they are here today because of jamie and alli. >> they know they're being adopted. they were excited to come. >> they were asking us, where are we going? we sai wherever you're going, you'll be with us. >> reporter: the sisters have been taking care of them at the orphanage since 2006. they now have the daunting task of getting them out of a country
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
united states? once you got a positive answer to that, all hell should have broken loose. and this guy should have gone on the no-fly list. and been investigated. i think that's what the president's quite upset about. >> it seems that, he's called his team in. real quickly here, the president said he's going to hold his team accountable. what should we expect from the meeting tomorrow? >> you know, i don't think -- do more, do better. but here's the problem in all of this, george. all of the focus on airline security, obviously, it's a big deal. but al qaeda has capabilities to do other things. how about trains? how about buses? the administration has to worry about being like the generals fighting the last war. you can't fight the last terrorist attack, it can come anywhere, anyplace. >> constant vigilance is the answer. bob woodward, thanks very much. >>> in case you haven't noticed it is cold outside, rods-breaking slow-temperature stretch from the midwest to florida. our sam champion has the latest on the wintry wallop ringing in the new year. >> happy new year, robin. 20 degrees t
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 7:00am EST
are subpoenaed by the united states government, you have a responsibility to come forward and tell the truth. >> reporter: as for carlos allen, seen in this video walking into the white house for the state dinner, officials claim he wasn't invited either. his attorney says otherwise. >> why are they saying my client has done something wrong as opposed to looking into it internally? >> reporter: after checking his name after he caught a ride with the willard delegation. still it's unknown whether any of the three should be charged. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> joining us now is carlos allen who attended the white house state dinner last november and his attorney a. scotts bolden. gentlemen, thank you for joining us this morning. we happen to be seated at the same table at the state dinner. the question, did you receive an invitation? were you invited? >> i was invited. >> do you have proof of that? >> i have the invitation -- >> this is a copy of the invitation? >> correct. >> which i have to say, carlos. it doesn't are your name on it. it there is an envelope with the pe
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 7:00am EST
place. the ones that attack us here in the united states. >> to the bush administration, in the military tribunals, they got three convictions in eight years. and there were several convictions in civilian courts, including moussaoui, the 20th hijacker. >> this is if you get information or not. if you put someone, in a civilian court, in a short period of time, a lawyer appointed person shows up. if you have a person in a military system, you can question him endlessly, to make sure you have the full scope of information. and you get it timely. >> you don't buy they've gotten everything they can. >> of course, they haven't. in 30 hours? why would you get everything you can in 30 hours? and why would you stop questioning a terrorist? why would you put an artificial time limit in the amount of time you can question a terrorist? and this has implications way beyond this particular person. this is the way they're approaching things. and it's part of a -- i'm very hopeful that president obama turned a corner yesterday. he first used the words, thank goodness, war on terror. hasn't do
ABC
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
that. once we get those kids situated, we can work on the kids in foster care in the united states. >> and that community in pittsburgh, adopted 54 children from the haitian ocerganization. >> and i think many people would say yes. people understand that these children are coming from a traumatic situation. you're more able to understand that this could be a safe place for them to land until they go back home. you know? so, i would be totally open to doing that, in any capacity. and would hope to facilitate that here. >> no grilling. but a little politics. let's do a lightning round. first thing that comes to your mind. president obama, year one? >> i still have faith, is what i can say. i'm not looking for a quick fix. i think we're an instant gratification society. and the last eight years were horrific by anyone's standard. and to right that vessel takes more than one year. and i have faith in him. i think he's an amazing leader. >> anything disappoint you over the last year? >> not really. i think i understand the parameters of what's involved. everybody has the greatest ideals when th
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 7:00am EST
hundreds of millions of dollars to determine the outcome of an election in the united states of america. i think it's outrageous decision. and what he really said was -- not outrageous that in fact these guys are bad guys. outrageous in the terms of which the way to read the constitution and what constitutes free speech. what the president said to the congress was, we have to fix this. the last thin we need going companies, which have major foreign interests, or anyone else. companies. any multinational company, being abto, with excessive amounts of money, influence the outcome of elections when we're trying to change the energy policy in this country, so we're not dependent on foreign oil. and trying to make sure we have a fair trade, not just free trade. i don't know. the president saying this is a significant departure, a 5-4 decision. i think it was dead-wrong. and we have to correct it. so, congress and senate, look at this. look at it and help me change it. >> mr. vice president, thank you passing of your beloved mother. we want to extend again our sincere condolences. >> thanks for
ABC
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
for president of the united states. >> he's the poster boy to for sort of good, clean cut, all-american. it's just terrible. i mean, i think what he's done. how he's disgraced his family. how he's lied without any -- the fact that he admitted the affair and still denied the child, i don't get it. if you're finally going to come out and say, okay, i've lied to you once, but, i didn't have the child. i don't understand that disconnect. it's like very reluctantly it gets brought to the edge and then admits. >> well, i'll tell you, a plague on all of their houses. i think he and frankly his wife and chief of staff all handled themselves disgracefully. who wants them in the public eye. it made everybody feel kind of dirty to be honest with you. >> what do you think of these hot topics? weigh in on our shoutout board at abcnews.com. >>> and when we come back, is 30 too late to have a baby? i just can't wait to see all those crunchy lakes in action., i hope i get a chance to put two scoops!™ of raisins in some oxes. you know what will really ge us in the spirit? ♪ 99 boxes of rais
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 7:00am EST
♪ it's so m'm! m'm! good! ♪ >>> every year the united states regis philbin gives me a hard time, talking about doctors performing 200,000 hip replacements proven successful 90% of the time including regis philbin who joins us here this morning. >> i didn't know that 10% of the time they don't work out. >> but you -- you're unbelievable. most recoveries take three to six months. you're back at work in five weeks. >> yeah, it was actually five weeks ago yesterday that i had the operation, yeah, so i came back a little earlier, but i just worked out that way, you know. the doctor insisted that i get up and walk. that's the main way to get over this. so i did and from the next day on, i walked, walked, walked and finally the thing felt like it was in place. >> you were spending that five weeks planning that debut. >> oh, you know something, the day before, the weekend before i was to come back i thought about coming back with the walker, you know, like i hadn't recovered yet. it was kind of funny. >> throe away the walker. i could imagine being your doctor, watching that and going w
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
the united states senate. >> reporter: health care reform, brown would be the 41st united states senator, enough to filibuster and hill health care in the senate. it's not just health care, that extra seat would put president obama at climate change, banking reform. >> a lot of these decisions are going to rest on one vote in the united states senate. >> reporter: and then presidential prestige, the president campaigned in cokopp n copenhag copenhagen. and lost president obama promised to reach across the aisle and govern, and yet scott brown is able to tap into the frustration. >> call it frustration or sadness. >> one thing to keep in mind here, president obama won every county in massachusetts. the deepest blue the ones he won by the most, the brighter counties, the ones where he was weaker. everyone is looking at the weather forecast. sam champion, our very own weather dude, tells us we are expecting rain in boston. light snow and rain mix. in the southern part of the state where republicans do relatively better. there is about an inch of ow expected. it doesn't look, though, the wea
ABC
Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
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ABC
Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
united states hospital which just starting to gear up today. >> we know another baby was born there at the israeli hospital. the mother was so grateful, she named her baby israel. thank you. >> robin, when you were gone over the weekend, we were getting so many questions on the website. basically, people asking how does this work, how do you get an entire television production team down there and once you hit the ground, what happens? >> well, we come fully self-contained. we don't want to use any of the limited resources there on the ground. so we come in with our water, food, whatever we can, nonperishables. of course, there are no hotels no running water. the airport was our home base. when i say home base. it was our home. that's where we slept. that's rich besser right there to the right. wherever we could, we put tom, our executive producer -- >> is he on a conveyor belt? >> the first night, he was on a conveyor belt. there's, he's in a doorway. and we're just kind of napping. people are walking all night long. it was just really -- that's tom on a conveyor belt the first nigh
ABC
Jan 5, 2010 7:00am EST
-olds in the united states in the 100-meter breast stroke. always wanted to give nicknames. i remember looking at her name in the program and having a hard time pronouncing it, h-y-u -- we'll call you juju and it kind of caught on. >> i was trying to get her to be a chemistry major or physics major. she knew very clearly what she wanted to do. >> juju what, do you plan to do after graduation. >> i'd like to be a field reporter and work somehow in broadcast journalism. >> i'm juju chang. >> juju has paid her dues. done everything from the entry level and touched all the bases all the way up. >> welcome to the 6:00 edition. >> reporting live from the florida evergrades. >> this is one of more than a half dozen entrances. >> do we know where the babies are from. >> juju takes the news seriously. >> hello from new york. i'm juju chang. >> doesn't initially always have to take herself so seriously. >> thank you, thank you, nice job. >> incredibly fun to be around. >> don't go. don't go. >> i remember the final night she was on, she was sort of pretending to cry. >> okay. >> she mad
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
future president of the united states, and every time you think, i'm going to scream at them, lose my patience, remember, they're going to go back and make a movie about how you were as a father. and you don't want to come across looking like a jerk. >> so if you don't want "daddy dearest" coming out about you -- up next. >> my personal resolution is i want to lose ten pounds. >> it's one of the top three resolutions every year. >> one thing you might want to do instead of cutting back on stuff, think about adding stuff. a lot of times when we focus on things we want to take away, you set yourself up for failure. if you think about adding in exercise, the junk will go away. >> is that something that you can do? >> yeah. >> reporter: and another favorite -- >> paying off my credit cards. >> ooh. >> one thing that may be helpful to you is thinking about how you want to feel instead of what you want to have. >> do you think you can picture something for yourself that doesn't involve shopping? >> i think so. >> and if that doesn't work, put your credit cards in the freezer. that will help
ABC
Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
. admitting that while he was running for president of the united states, hhad fathered a child with his mistress. a scandal that if edwards had become the democratic nominee, could have thrown american politics in turmoil. a stunning reversal. a declarative sentence. i am quinn's father. i will do everything in my power to provide her with the love and support she deserves. it was wrong for me to every deny she was my daughter. and hopefully, one day, when she understands, she will forgive me. >> we have a good idea why he's coming clean now. >> because andrew young is coming out with a book in early february, in which he is reportedly going to say he was offered a deal by john edwards to be covered for life. taken care of for life, i believe is the quote, in exchange for claiming he was, in fact, the father. and and drew young has done an exclusive interview which will air next friday on "20/20." >> how did he think he was going to get through a presidential campaign sitting on all this? just unbelievable. >>> we turn, now, to the violent storms in california. rain, snow and tornado-li
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 7:00am EST
at this pace to certainly narrow the margin in the united states senate as we will in the house, and we'll see how the rest of it plays out, but, look, our goal is to get control of this out-of-control government and help the american people realize what theyant want this their pocketbooks. >> also, i couldn't help notice the drudge report this morning has a picture of scott brown asking the question will he run for president? what do you think? >> okay, can we get the man take the oath of office as a u.s. senator first and let him work on behalf of the people of massachusetts and scott brown will make all those decisions later in his life. right now we're just celebrating having a republican senator, the 41st senator join us here in washington. >> okay, chairman steele, thanks very much for your time this morning. >> thank you. >>> let me now bring in david plouffe, author of "the audacity to win." david, youust heard chairman steele right there. he says this is a repudiation of president obama's policies? >> i don't think that's the case at all, george. listen, if you look in
ABC
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
. their leaders complained this was not enough. >> translator: i have to say that the united states comes in 11th place when providing aid. >> reporter: a little gratitude? it was not forthcoming and it left a bad feeling. perhaps because gratitude in return is a string we tend to attach. no one has held a concert for ethiopia for a long time. and when was the last time anyone texted a dollar for darfur. here at home, new orleans, we were outraged at the moment of crisis. and then the outrage faded. because we're human, we forget, and besides, aren't there aid groups still at work in all of these places? now there's haiti. where it took an earthquake to get our attention. in the aftermath, the pattern may reat. there may be crossed signals on the right kind of aid, emphasis on the children, perhaps gratitude expected that may not be returned. and then we might just move on. but all that -- it's human nature, like the instinct to give is human nature. and tangled up or not, that's a good thing. i'm john donvan, for "good morning america." >> or, we can all try to stop the pattern. a good r
ABC
Jan 30, 2010 7:00am EST
will be president of the united states. and i want to work for him. >> reporter: now, in "the politician," the once fiercely loyal aide, is revealing the secrets he asked him to conceal, about this woman. did rielle hunter spend time in edwards' home? >> yes. he had just gotten his musical system put in. and elizabeth was there. we had some rock music blaring. sitting on his back porch, watching the rain. and the ne kept on pouring. and they started talking about once elizabeth was gone. and the comment was made, this is the way it should be. and once elizabeth is gone, this is the way it will be. there was this one song called "steady as we go," by dave matthews band. that was their song. and according to edwards, he was going to get them to play at his wedding, after he was president. >> reporter: he was talking about the possibility of a wedding? >> she told us the next morning that the senator got up and took the kids to school. when he came back, they made love. in john and elizabeth's bed. >> reporter: in the same bed? >> yes. >> reporter: the loyal aide kept the senator
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